This is a free online tutorial to help you learn the basics of html.
The Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is a markup language used to create hypertext documents that are platform independent. So most of what we see in the Internet web pages are made of html document.
HTML Code was originally developed by Tim Berners-Lee while at CERN, and popularized by the Mosaic browser developed at NCSA
It is called markup language because users can mark up their documents by representing structural, presentational, and semantic information alongside content.
The HTML code standards are defined by the ietf working group.
The standards are defined in rfc documents.
But don't bother too much about these.
It will be used only when we go too deep in to html.
This free online code tutorial will guide you further.
Now please go to the next part, we will start the very basics.